A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Id of earthquake: us70003id4. Event ids that are associated: us70003id4. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:46 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 125.07 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 122.4791° East, 24.8945° North, depth 125.07 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 15:48:46 / May 8, 2019 @ 3:48 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Taiwan (c. 22 894 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Keelung, Yilan. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Keelung (c. 397 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yilan (c. 94 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km NW of Yonakuni, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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